Tips for Success

Helpful ideas to start a career at Heartland Bank

Application Tips

  1. Fill out the application completely.
  2. Be honest in your answers.
  3. Provide a valid e-mail address in your application, and check your e-mail frequently, as this is our primary means of communication with applicants.
  4. Attach a one page resume that highlights your skills, knowledge, and abilities related to the job requirements.
  5. Proofread your application and resume for grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors.

Interview Tips

  1. Do your research on the company and the position.
  2. Arrive early.
  3. Dress professionally and conservatively.
  4. Greet the employer with a handshake.
  5. Make frequent eye contact.
  6. Smile, be polite, and try to relax.
  7. Listen carefully to the questions asked. Ask the interviewer to restate a question if you are confused.
  8. Answer questions as directly as possible using examples of how your skills and experiences would fit the job.
  9. Be upbeat and make positive statements.
  10. Prepare a few questions to ask the employer at the end of the interview.